Operations Technician

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to www.akersolutions.com for more information on our business, people and values.

Aker Solutions is responsible for delivering quality service, safely, on time, within budget whilst ensuring the technical integrity of onshore and offshore assets. We actively promote the highest standards of HSEQ and at all times act within the Aker Solutions Just Care procedures.

Aker Solutions' based in Great Yarmouth, is working with one of the largest operators in the Southern North Sea. We currently have an immediate requirement for an Operations Technician for an initial period of 6 months, with review thereafter. This role will be performing a 2/2 rotation.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the production facilities
  • Prepare Work Control Certificate’s and ICC’s for vendor mobilisations and ensure that any spares required are on-board

  • Prepare plant for maintenance, including oil and gas freeing for containment breaks, and take all necessary steps to safely return the equipment to service

  • Ensure that work scope carried out by vendors is complete and that Maximo maintenance system is updated

  • Monitor the plant and ensure any defects noted are raised with the Offshore Team Leader (OTL)

  • Carry out ad hoc operational tasks, including preparation of paperwork and work packs

  • Act as a Performing Authority and Isolating Authority as required

  • Implement operations and maintenance procedures, policies and safe working practices for your areas of responsibility

  • Ensure jobs are raised in Maximo to address all known defects. Order all required materials and where appropriate feed the job into the plan


Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • A minimum of a trade Apprenticeship and/or NVQ Level 3 and demonstrable operational experience

  • Operating /Production experience, either onshore or offshore, in the role of Control Room Technician or Production Technician is highly preferable

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills required to manage major incidents and emergencies

  • Having an Electrical/Instrument/Mechanical trade background and Operations experience will be preferable

  • Candidates need to be personable and have good communications skills

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

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NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.